Networking

IBM Consulting Mentorship Program

Anchita Khullar – April 4th, 2018

Attention first and second-years: IBM has launched a new Consulting by Degrees Early Identification Mentorship Program just for you! This is a yearlong program that includes one-on-one career coaching, networking opportunities, and access to private informational sessions. The majority of this program is conducted online and only involves a time commitment of one hour per week. Most importantly, program participants will be able to interview for a summer internship before their fourth year!

What Comes After Graduation: African-American and African Studies Alumni Panel

Halley Trinh – March 22nd, 2018

Come network with alumni from the African-American and African Studies program! Find out what awesome career paths AA/AS alums have taken and get information and contacts for your own career search. AA/AS majors and minors are particularly invited and encouraged to attend! Open to all students, not just African American/African Studies Majors! Check out Handshake for more details! Below are the brief descriptions of our panelists:

Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below:

Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition

Christie Julien – March 15th, 2018

Join the Office for Sustainability, the UVA Career Center and the Charlottesville Community for the Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition.  Participate in some or all of these engaging breakout discussions, workshops and networking opportunities and truly connect with current and emerging leaders in sustainability.  RSVP here or on Handshake

How To Promote Yourself Without Feeling Fake

Christie Julien – March 12th, 2018

Jopwell's Marielle Legair shares four key tips for how to promote yourself without feeling fake.

From Jopwell:

I spent over a decade leading global public relations and brand reputation campaigns for some of the world’s biggest companies, working closely with CEOs and senior leaders. During that time, I came across so many accomplished women who didn’t feel comfortable or see the importance of promoting themselves.

I used to feel the same way.

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program: A Great Opportunity for Graduate-Level Studies

Tyler Macaluso – March 1st, 2018

Are you passionate about a career in the physical or biomedical sciences, but need additional coursework, training, or research experience before beginning PhD-level work? Really want to pursue a graduate degree in a STEM field but need finical help or guidance on the required actions and qualifications to qualify for such a degree?  The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's to PhD Bridge Program can fulfill all of these questions, concerns and more!

Google's Diversity Update

Katharine McDonough – February 22nd, 2018

Google has been getting a lot of flack recently for its lack of diversity. From a controversial memo that has been circulating in the media to the dismal number of non-asian people of color, that criticism may not be unwarranted. This shortcoming for Google is especially surprising given that the search engine amasses information about the entire world for all of its people every second of the day. You would think that a company responsible for delivering such an infinite variety of information would itself be a diverse place to work. 

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